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Reupholstering at Home: A Do-It-Yourself Manual for Turning Old Furniture into New Showpieces Total Hits - 253  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
This is a revised and expanded edition of a highly successful reupholstering book that has sold thousands of copies. It gives step-by-step instructions with 350 clear and detailed photographs to show how to rebuild that dilapidated chair or sofa to look like new. The author explains what tools and materials you will need, and offers expert advice about which types of fabric are best for your needs. The author then leads your through specific steps with text, photographs and captions to reupholster your chair, couch, or hassock. The result is furniture you are proud to own for years to come, and you did it all yourself! 

Although a book could never substitute seeing first hand, how upholstery is done, this book provides very detailed information. The photos are dated, but the process of the work is not and very clearly explained. Definitely a good reference book to have for anyone learning upholstery who might need additional information.
This book is well written, concise, and easy to follow. It is especially good for first-timers as the authors take you through many steps most beginners do not consider.
ISBN: 088740376X   Date Published on 3/1/1992
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Brunschwig & Fils Up Close : From Grand Rooms to Your Rooms Total Hits - 3340  |  Hits Today - 0 Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Everywhere you look, the look is Brunschwig. From grand rooms in the White House and the Palace of Versailles to romantic retreats in country cottages and seaside homes, Brunschwig & Fils fabrics, wall coverings, and furnishings are used to create timeless, personal, and beautiful interiors.
ISBN: 0821228595   Date Published on 4/14/2005
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Making Pillows and Slipcovers: Cushions, Bolsters, Bean Bags and Chair Covers to Transform Your HomeTotal Hits - 237  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Making Pillows and Slipcovers: Cushions, Bolsters, Bean Bags and Chair Covers to Transform Your Home
ISBN: 184215379X   Date Published on 3/25/2001
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Claire Murray, Nantucket Inspirations : Designs, Charts & FolkloreTotal Hits - 558  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Claire Murray, Nantucket Inspirations: Designs, Charts & Folklore
ISBN: 0965261301   Date Published on 8/1/1993
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Sun-Kissed Quilts & Crafts: Create Original Sun-Printed Designs On Fabric, Paper & More Total Hits - 239  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (2)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
•Use the power of the sun to create crafts.

Sun printing is magical—and the technique can be used to print fabric, paper, and more, with stunning results. Sun-Kissed Quilts & Crafts shows how to harness the power of the sun to produce projects, including quilts, pillows, and wall hangings, plus no-sew crafts like an apron, lampshades, and cards. Nontoxic, sun printing is just the thing for everyone who wants their day in the sun.

ISBN: 1571202986   Date Published on 9/1/2005
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More Sew-It-Yourself Home Decor: Over 50 Easy-To-Make Designs For Beds, Chairs, Tables And WindowsTotal Hits - 289  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Today's homeowners want their homes to be distinctive and stylish without hiring expensive decorators and designers - now they can create the look they want easily and inexpensively with this companion to the very popular Sew-It-Yourself Home Décor. With the same brilliant photography and easy to follow instructions for even more fabulous projects, sewers will easily create elegant window dressings, cushions, bedcovers, table linens and more.

This beautifully illustrated book presents simple, step-by-step instructions, as well as color photos and illustrations, for more than 50 home decor projects for every room in the house. The book includes a list of tools and materials needed to complete the projects, as well as instruction on basic sewing techniques, ensuring success for beginners as well as experts.

-50 easy-to-create, yet elegant home décor projects for every room -Step-by-step instructions, color photos and illustrations -Features a list of tools and materials needed


ISBN: 0873498038   Date Published on 1/29/2005
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Covers for Sofas and Chairs: (Soft Furnishing Workshop Series)Total Hits - 318  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating

Want to refurbish old deck or director's chairs? Spruce up a seat from the flea market? You'll find directions for all these--with only basic sewing skills required to make slip-on or classic loose furniture covers; tie-on cushions; and other room-refreshing projects.

These compact guides provide a wealth of information and ideas on making soft furnishings. Each volume contains an overview on selecting fabrics and styles and then offers clearly written instructions illustrated with drawings for basic types of styles e.g., a duvet cover, a roman shade, a slipcover, and a bolster pillow. Suggestions for variations of fabric and trimmings to use are also included. Color photographs of the finished projects help illustrate the choices. The books conclude with a section on cutting fabrics, seams, piping, and a glossary. Recommended for public libraries.
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.

ISBN: 060060232X   Date Published on 6/30/2001
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Make it with Style: Slipcovers (Make It with Style)Total Hits - 916  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Make it with Style: Slipcovers (Make It with Style)
ISBN: 0517882418   Date Published on 9/29/1998
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Furniture Upholstery (A Sunset book)Total Hits - 254  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Update and decorate furniture using complete, step-by-step instructions and illustrations, choose fabric colors and patterns from a colorful photo gallery of decorating ideas, and more.
Describes the basic materials and tools for upholstering and provides step-by-step instructions on the major stages of repairing and restyling pieces of furniture.
ISBN: 0376011831   Date Published on 9/1/1980
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Cushions & Covers (Practical Home Decorating) Total Hits - 218  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Cushions and Covers: A Step-by-step Guide to Creative Soft Furnishings.
ISBN: 0762106174   Date Published on 1/31/2005

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